Land, Sea and Sky

 

In this recent body of work, Isabelle has been compelled to explore the primal theme of light embedded in her connection to the ever changing Irish landscape.  The works act as a reflective rendition of the remarkable light value of this land, composed entirely of the environment’s three most prominent physical characteristics, the Land, the Sea and the sky. As the light shift slowly through the environment, the boundaries between each becomes increasingly blurry, each merging into the other, all becoming Light and reflections. She strives to conjure up a sense of liminality in her paintings, where there is no separation between Land, Sea and sky, in order to ignite the imagination of the viewer while she reflects on the aesthetic power of light enhanced through layers of molten pigmented wax